Priyanka Sharma, Co-Founder, Uno Más Tapas Bar Kitchen, worked in the RPG Group for 11 years after her MBA, in various roles in HR and Marketing. Along with her Co-Founder and chef, Pallavi Jayswal, she started her F&B Co, Nessun Dorma Food Ventures. Uno Más Tapas Bar Kitchen is their first venture and it has won leading industry awards in the Food & Nightlife categories, including ‘Best Restaurant’. Here are her answers to our Proust questionnaire...
What is your idea of perfect happiness?
To see India without poverty and inequality.
What is your greatest fear?
Loss of freedom of any kind.
What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
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What is the trait you most deplore in others?
What is your greatest extravagance?
A chauffeur driven car.
What is your current state of mind?
What do you consider the most overrated virtue?
On what occasion do you lie?
To avoid a workout.
What do you most dislike about your appearance?
I have made peace with it.
Which living person do you most despise?
Not answering this one!
What is the quality you most like in a man?
He should empower people.
What is the quality you most like in a woman?
Independence and ambition.
Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
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What or who is the greatest love of your life?
Which talent would you most like to have?
I would like to have the ability to design.
If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
I would be more proactive.
What do you consider your greatest achievement?
My four-year-old is turning out to be kind person.
If you were to die and come back as a person or a thing, what would it be?
Where would you most like to live?
On a beach.
What is your most treasured possession?
My daughter’s first school report card.
What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
The lack of resources to reach one’s true potential.
What is your favourite occupation?
A mental toughness coach.
What is your most marked characteristic?
My ability to lift up spirits and my curiosity.
What do you most value in your friends?
Their faith in me.
Who are your favourite writers?
Rohinton Mistry and Daniyal Mueenuddin (why don’t you write more?)
Who is your hero of fiction?
Harold Finch and Minny Jackson.
Which historical figure do you most identify with?
Who are your heroes in real life?
My parents and my mother in law.
What is your favourite name?
What is it that you most dislike?
People not segregating trash.
What is your greatest regret?
How would you like to die?
I am okay with dying in any way, as long as my organs are donated.
What is your favourite journey?
My trip to Puerto Rico in 2014.
What is your motto?
“Do unto others as you would have them do unto you” This really defines what I believe in life and at work. It also gives me a foundation for Customer service, team empowerment and mutual respect.
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